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Dr. Laura N. Gitlin

Professor, Director Center for Innovative Care In Aging

Johns Hopkins University

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Johns Hopkins University

600 North Wolfe Street

Baltimore, Maryland 21287

United States

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Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM), headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, is one of the leading health care systems in the United States. Johns Hopkins Medicine unites physicians and scientists of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine with the organiz ... more

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Non-Pharmacologic Management of Behavior Changes in Dementia [cached]

This meeting lead to a continued collaborative relationship between Dr. Kales and Dr. Laura Gitlin and Dr. Constantine Lyketsos, both of Johns Hopkins University.

Dr. Kales, Dr. Gitlin and Dr. Lyketsos recently published an article in the Journal of the American Medical Association titled "Nonpharmacologic Management of Behavioral Symptoms in Dementia" based on their collaboration.
In September 2012, Dr. Kales and her collaborator Dr. Gitlin received funding from the National Institute of Nursing Research for a study to assist persons with dementia and their caregivers.
Dr. Gitlin directs the Center for Innovative Care in Aging at The Johns Hopkins University. She is also a Professor in JHU's Department of Community Public Health School of Nursing and Department of Psychiatry.

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Laura Gitlin, PhD Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing; Director, Center for Innovative Care in Aging

Article: Clinicians should address needs of family caregivers of persons with dementia | EurekAlert! Science News

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Hodgson co-authored the article with Laura N. Gitlin, PhD, Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing and School of Medicine and Director of the Center for Innovative Care in Aging.

Averting the long-term care crisis [cached]

Dr. Laura Gitlin, professor and founding member of the Center for Innovative Care in Aging, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing.

2014 Caregiving Conference Speaker Bios [cached]

Featured Speaker: Laura N. Gitlin, PhD

Laura N. Gitlin, PhD, Johns Hopkins University Laura N. Gitlin, PhD, an applied research sociologist, is a Professor of Community-Public Health in the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, and holds a joint appointment in the School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Gitlin is nationally and internationally recognized in the areas of nonpharmacologic approaches in dementia care, family caregiving, functional disability and aging in place. She has received continuous research and training grants from both federal agencies and private foundations, including the Alzheimer's Association and the National Institutes of Health for more than 24 years. Her programs of research include understanding adaptive processes in old age-particularly with the use of assistive devices and environmental modifications-psycho-social-environmental approaches to helping older people with physical frailty age in place, nonpharmacologic approaches to enhancing quality of life of individuals with dementia and their family caregivers, mental health disparities in older African Americans and depression treatments, and translating and implementing evidence-based interventions for family caregivers, individuals with dementia, and older adults with functional difficulties.. She is developing with colleagues the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing Center for Innovative Care in Aging, which will examine issues related to developing and testing health promoting interventions for older adults and their families and implementation science.

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